Awards

  • KWCH 12 Eyewitness News at 10:00 p.m. Ratings Double the Competition Wichita, Kan. June, 2014 – KWCH 12 Eyewitness News continues to be Kansans’ first choice for local news, weather, and sports. During the May’s Nielson ratings time frame, KWCH 12 won the households and demographics during key news periods. In early, late,...
  • KWCH 12 General Sales Manager Named 40 Under 40 WICHITA, KS May 23, 2014 – General Sales Manager Marcus Wilkerson has been named a “40 Under 40” by the Wichita Business Journal. Wilkerson began his broadcast career in 1999 as an account executive for KWCV (later known as KSCW), the WB affiliate. Whe...
  • WDBJ7 wins Murrow, AP and Emmy awards WDBJ7 in Roanoke, VA won Regional Murrow, Emmy and Associated Press awards announced in April and May. The 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award from RTDNA was for best Website. This was the first time the WDBJ7 Website has won the prestigious award....
  • Bloomington Herald-Times staff wins 18 journalism awards The Bloomington Herald-Times won 18 awards in the 2014 Society of Professional Journalists Best of Indiana awards. The Herald-Times Staff took four firsts, nine seconds, four thirds and one honorable mention. Jon Blau and Abby Tonsing led the effort...
  • Max Relevance Wins Two Telly Awards WICHITA, KS April 30, 2014 – Sunflower Broadcasting Inc.’s internal digital agency, Max Relevance, won two Telly Awards for outstanding commercial work. Max Relevance received a Silver Telly, the highest award offered, in the Local TV/cable Non-Profit cat...
  • Bus-tracking app wins Schurz prize SOUTH BEND — An app that allows city buses and public school buses to be tracked and tagged by riders in real time won the top prize Monday in the Notre Dame-Schurz Prize competition for innovation. App developer Sean Fitzgerald, a Notre Dame junio...
  • SCI Indiana papers win 21 awards in APME contest Staff members at Schurz Communications Indiana newspapers won 21 awards in the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors annual contest announced April 26, including the top photo award. The Bloomington Herald-Times won 10 awards, the South Bend Tribune e...
  • KWCH 12 Wins Three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards WICHITA, KS April 22, 2014 – For the second year in a row, KWCH 12 has won the Edward R. Murrow award for Small Market Overall Excellence. The award for Overall Excellence is selected by evaluating a station’s overall body of work; ranging from newscasts,...
  • Daily American receives Pennsylvania awards The Daily American's newsroom in Somerset, Pa., has received several state honors in journalism. In the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editor's  News Excellence Competition the Daily American received three awards. The newspaper swept the Be...
  • SCI print contest winners are named The 2013 annual and third triannual Schurz Communications print contest winners have been announced. Jake Womer from the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail and David Snodgress from the Bloomington, IN Herald-Times are the contest coordinators. The annual co...
  • Herald-Times, Tribune win 15 awards in photo contest The Bloomington, IN Herald-Times and the South Bend Tribune won 15 awards in the Indiana News Photographers Association contest announced in March. The Herald-Times won 11 awards and the Tribune four. The top individual performance was by Chris Howe...
  • Herald-Mail Media Large Business of the Year Herald-Mail Media in Hagerstown, MD was named the Washington County Large Business of the Year during the 15th annual Washington County Business Awards. The event is held to recognize excellence in local businesses in six categories. There were about 1...
  • Cable TV Hall of Fame adds Orbitel's Scullaw Jerry "Chief'” Scullawl of Orbitel Communications in Sun Lakes, AZ was inducted into the Southwest Cable Television's Hall of Fame at a dinner in Scottsdale. Inductees are cited for their long tenure in the industry and for significant contribution...
  • Kentucky newspapers win 72 KPA awards Schurz Communication’s Kentucky newspapers won 72 awards in the Kentucky Press Association contest announced in January. The Jessamine Journal, in Nicholasville, won 24 of the awards and was named the General Excellence award winner in the largest week...
  • Franklin Schurz Jr. To Hall of Fame The South Bend Community Hall of Fame inducted several new members at its 27th annual banquet Nov. 12 at Century Center including Franklin Schurz Jr., former editor and publisher of the South Bend Tribune and formerly chairman and CEO of its parent compan...
  • SCI newspapers win 42 awards in contest Schurz Communications Indiana newspapers made a strong showing in the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest with 42 awards including three newspapers being named among the leaders in the General Excellence competition. The South Bend T...
  • Hoosier Times newspapers win nine HSPA ad awards Hoosier Times newspapers in Indiana won nine awards in the Hoosier State Press Association advertising awards contest announced in September. Winners from the Hoosier Times newspapers were (listed by category along with the newspaper in which the ad appe...
  • KTUU-TV wins 13 Alaska Goldies awards KTUU-TV in Anchorage, Alaska won 13 Goldies in the annual competition sponsored by the Alaska Broadcast Association. KTUU-TV was competing in Division I against Anchorage television stations. All the other Alaska TV stations compete in Division II. Judg...
  • WSBT Radio Group is Spectrum awards winner By LISA BIRK WSBT, Mishawaka, IN Indiana Broadcasters Association held its 26th annual Spectrum Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 9 in Indianapolis and WSBT in Mishawaka took four awards. The Spectrums recognize outstanding achievement in broadcasti...
  • Michigan Newspaper of Year award to Herald Times The Gaylord, Mich. Herald Times has again captured the title of Newspaper of the Year in its class in the 2013 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. It is the 19th time the Herald Times has won the title in the past 23 years. The newspaper...